Matt Cox rugby player
Matt Cox rugby player

Matt Cox

6th Mar 1988 1.91m/98kg No 4 Lock

Born in Worcestershire, England, Cox is a versatlie forward, capable of operating on the flank, at number 8 or in the second row. Cox began his professional career at Worcester Warriors in 2008 before linking up with Gloucester after two season. In his early days, Cox also represented England at Under 18, 19 and 20 levels as well as featuring for England Sevens.

The Redditch-born Warriors Academy graduate has been in fine form this season across the European Challenge Cup and Anglo-Welsh Cup campaigns, having made the most carries of any player in the European competition after amassing 100 in just six games.

Cox's form has also seen him pick up back-to-back Player of the Month awards in December and January – becoming the first Warriors player to win the award more than once, after previously picking up the gong for the first time in December 2015.

The powerful forward came through the ranks at Sixways, joining full-time in 2004, and scored a try on his Club debut against Wasps in 2008 before moving to Gloucester Rugby in 2010.

Cox spent four seasons at Kingsholm where he made 62 appearances and helped the Cherry and Whites qualify for the Heineken Cup in two campaigns while also winning the LV= Cup in 2011.

He returned to Sixways in 2014, playing an important role as Warriors won the B&I Cup and promotion to the Aviva Premiership in his first season back at his home Club.

The Warriors' all-action back row signed a new two-year contract. to remain at Sixways.



worcester-warriors Worcester Warriors
No 4 Lock
2008 - present
image Gloucester Rugby
Openside Flanker
2010 - 2014